Category Archives: Blog post

Toxic Money Webinar 5.12.22: Protecting Your Savings, Our Communities, and the Planet

On this webinar, we learned about why we need transparency from companies around their contributions to the climate crisis and how they’re fueling harm in BIPOC communities. Many of us are told that being financially responsible means investing in stocks and bonds and saving for retirement. But if the world goes up in flames, our […]

The threat to Your Savings, Our Communities, and the Planet

Did you know that climate change poses a hidden threat to your investments, 401(k) accounts, and pensions?  We’re all told that being financially responsible means investing in stocks and bonds, and saving for retirement. Here at Stop the Money Pipeline we also consider saving the planet to be saving for our futures. Unfortunately, if the […]

It’s time to take on Wall Street’s evil twin, Private Equity!

Have you heard about Wall Street’s evil twin?  It’s the private equity (PE) industry and it’s dripping in fossil fuels.  As financial institutions and other Wall Street actors face growing pressure to cut emissions, many are selling fossil fuel assets—and PE firms have repeatedly stepped up as buyers.  Private equity firms and the billionaires and […]

A Review of New Bank Climate Commitments ahead of UN Climate Change Conference

With less than two weeks until the start of the Glasgow Climate Talks, Stop the Money Pipeline is preparing to turn up the heat on banks during the youth-led October 29th Fossil Free Future day of action. Though the banks will never admit it, years of pressure has pushed a number of major Canadian and […]

Expectations for President Biden’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Strategy

Today, dozens of organizations with Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition and aligned partners sent this letter to the Biden Administration, outlining our expectations for Section 2 of the Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk published in May 2021. The climate-finance executive order from the administration is quite broad and could have big implications for a wide […]

Squad grills US bank CEOs on climate & environmental justice

On Thursday, May 28, 2021 at the House Financial Services Committee, the top US bank CEOs faced heated questions on climate and racial justice from Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, and Chuy Garcia. Ahead of the briefing, Stop the Money Pipeline, Action Center on Race & the Economy and others held a press briefing […]

“Defund Line 3 Flow Free” by The Peace Poets

Music by The Peace Poets @thepeacepoets Find more at MovementMusic.org Art by: Isaac Murdoch @bomgiizhik Crystal Clarity @msclarity83 Jan Burger @paperhandpuppet Dio Cramer @dioishh Kill Joy Mall @kill.joy.mall To download this and other songs, lyrics song sheet and download the art designs go to DEFUND LINE 3 ART KIT: bit.ly/line3artkit

Global day of action targets banks funding Line 3 pipeline

SAN FRANCISCO – Beginning Thursday May 6 5:00pm PDT, Stop the Money Pipeline is organizing a #DefundLine3 Global Day of Action (May 7) with protests at bank branches in Japan, Switzerland, Sierra Leone, Costa Rica, the UK, Holland, France and Canada, as well as about 50 cities in the U.S. The actions aim to pressure […]